There are basically two types of inflammation: the good kind, which helps your body heal from injury or infection; and the bad kind, which is a chronic, “silent” killer. In fact, the bad kind of inflammation is increasingly found to contribute to heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and weight gain, among other health problems.
The human body is remarkably adept at healing itself from injury and disease. When you sprain your wrist for example, the area will quickly become inflamed in a natural healing response. The resultant swelling of the area is your body’s response to injury, and effort to bring more blood and oxygen to the spot and heal it as quickly as possible.
This is good inflammation and you should allow […]